The best way to get your ponytail in instead of trying to fight with all the hair at the back is lean forward and brush all your hair down to your face. Bring all of the hair from the back forward. Once you have done this then you can gather all of your hair in one bunch and apply the holder that you are going to be using.
So, the next time you find yourself in a funk and are feeling the need for a change, don't automatically shop for new clothes, furniture or electronic toys. Think about the offbeat celebrity hairstyles and their personal style. Think about your personal style, think about your hair. A new funky and fun hairstyle may be just what you need to get yourself back on the right track again.